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Year : 2016  |  Volume : 4  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 51-53

The Role of in Triphala Kwatha Yonidhavana recurrent urinary tract infection

1 HOD & amp; Associate professor, Dept. of Prasutitantra and Streerog.Shri Gurudeo Ayurved College, Gurukunj- Ashram, Amravati, Maharashtra, India
2 Assistant Professor, Dept. of Prasutitantra and Streerog
3 Assistant Professor, Dept. of Kaumarabhritya

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Murali S Kharode
HOD & amp; Associate professor, Dept. of Prasutitantra and Streerog.Shri Gurudeo Ayurved College Gurukunj- Ashram, Amravati, Maharashtra
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A 22 year old female presented with burning maturation, throbbing pain in lower genital region associated with lower backache in sacral region, this pain aggravated after coital action and occasional vaginal discharge since last 2 years. No significant illness on her past life and her family history was also normal. Her vaginal speculum examination shows that she was suffering from cervicitis and urethritis that lead to diagnosis as UTI as per modern medicine and Pittaj Yonivyapada (Vaginal disorder due to vitiation of Pitta Dosha) as per Ayurvedic point of view. All investigations were done, CBC was found within normal limit. Routine and microscopic urine examination revealed plenty of pus cell and occasional red blood cells. Used drug in treatment was Triphala Kwatha (Decoction of Triphala) for Yonidhavana (cleaning of vagina) i.e. Yoniprakshalana (cleaning of vagina) for 7 days in three successive menstrual cycles considering Sthanik Dosha- Dushti (Local infection). Assessment criteria were burning maturation, pain in lower genital region, lower backache and vaginal discharge. Result of this case study found that significant result in all assessment criteria. Therefore it is concluded that Yonidhavana by Triphala Kwatha is an effective therapy in recurrent urinary tract infection.

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